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Source: IMDEX Asia
IMarEST calls for papers for third INEC@IMDEX Asia 2017
The spotlight will be on robust designs and flexible capabilities at the International Naval Engineering Conference and Exhibition (INEC), held from 17 to 18 May at IMDEX Asia 2017.

SINGAPORE, Sept 22, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - The International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference (IMDEX Asia), Asia Pacific's premier international maritime defence show, will be hosting the third Asian edition of the International Naval Engineering Conference and Exhibition (INEC@IMDEX Asia) in 2017. The theme for the conference will be "Robust Designs, Flexible Capabilities".

Co-organisers of the event, Experia Events and the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) today called for papers on naval topics relevant to the Asia Pacific region.

Supported by the Republic of Singapore Navy and Defence Science & Technology Agency (DSTA), INEC@IMDEX Asia 2017 will address the multiplying effect, flexible platforms, underwater technology and effective support solutions all supporting strategic security and safety issues, and present the latest technologies on naval platform design and developments through industry technical workshops.

Held from 17 to 18 May 2017 at IMDEX Asia in Singapore, representatives from navies, commercial and military ship operators, designers and shipbuilders, manufacturers, defence-related organisations and academia, will gather for this exceptional opportunity to gain insight into future technologies and developments shaping the naval engineering landscape. The programme will also be accredited for Continuing Professional Development (CPD). IMarEST members are eligible to get 10% off conference fees.

Prospective authors have until Friday 4th November to submit a paper title and an abstract of between 250 and 500 words in text only. Abstracts will be reviewed by the Technical Programme Advisory Committee and selected on the basis of technical quality, relevance and their potential for generating discussion. Successful authors will be asked to produce and submit an extended abstract for the conference, and develop their abstract into a full technical paper of up to 4,000 words, with relevant illustrations. Full technical papers will be published online through IMarEST's archive service or in one of the Institute's journals.

Established in the UK in the early 1990's, this is the third time the prestigious INEC conference will be held during IMDEX Asia. This year's INEC@IMDEX Asia is expected to attract up to 350 delegates.

IMarEST's Chief Executive David Loosley said: "We are delighted to be running INEC in Singapore as part of IMDEX Asia. With this being the third edition in Asia, INEC has been growing impressively and has won recognition as the leading platform for naval design and technology discussions."

Mr Leck Chet Lam, Managing Director of Experia Events, said: "Since its inaugural edition in 2013, the biennial INEC@IMDEX Asia has established itself as a key global forum, which keeps academia and marine professionals abreast of the latest naval technological innovations and advancements in the military and commercial sectors. The insightful exchange and discussions for workable solutions in the field of naval technology at INEC also complements the strategic conferences and technological showcase at IMDEX Asia."

To submit a paper, or find out more details, contact IMarEST's Singapore office on +65 6472 0096 or email events@imarest.org. For more information on INEC@IMDEX Asia visit www.imdexasia.com or http://www.imarest.org/events-courses/events-conferences/inec-asia-17.

About the IMarEST

The IMarEST is an international membership body and learned society that brings marine engineers, marine scientists and marine technologists together into one multi-disciplinary professional body. The largest marine organisation of its kind, it spans 128 countries and works to promote the scientific development of marine engineering, science and technology, providing opportunities for the exchange of ideas and practices and upholding the status, standards and expertise of marine professionals worldwide. Members are able to gain professional registration through the Institute (such as Technician, Incorporated, Registered or Chartered status).

Education is supported through Marine Learning Alliance, a wholly owned subsidiary of the IMarEST Group that delivers marine education and training courses primarily through distance e-learning.

The IMarEST is an NGO with consultative status at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and observer status at the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, International Hydrographic Organization, the London Convention/London Protocol (LC/LP) and the Joint Group of Experts on the Scientific Aspects of Marine Environmental Protection (GESAMP).

It has special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC), which facilitates its access to other international intergovernmental meetings where its specialized marine expertise is of particular use, e.g., the United Nations meetings on Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the work of the International Seabed Authority on marine mining. www.imarest.org.

About IMDEX Asia

Established in 1997, the biennial IMDEX Asia is the premier international maritime defence show in Asia Pacific and beyond. IMDEX Asia comprises an exhibition, technical and strategic conferences, and a warships display. It has gained recognition as the global platform to address pressing issues within the naval and maritime security industry, showcase the latest naval technologies and connect key players from navies, governments and industry. A must-attend show in the international maritime defence calendar, IMDEX Asia 2017 will be the eleventh edition and will be held from 16 to 18 May at Singapore's Changi Exhibition Centre.

IMDEX Asia is organised by Experia Events with the support of the Republic of Singapore Navy, the Defence Science and Technology Agency (DSTA), S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, the ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre and the Singapore Exhibition & Convention Bureau. For more information on IMDEX Asia 2017, please visit http://www.imdexasia.com.

For further enquiries, please contact:

Jenny Seow
Tel +65 6472 0096
E-mail: jenny.seow@imarest.org

Vincent Lee
Experia Events
Tel: +65 6595 6132
E-mail: vincentlee@experiaevents.com

Topic: Press release summary
Source: IMDEX Asia

Sectors: Aerospace & Defence
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